|Telling Tales 2010, Art Waves #87|
The organizers of the children's literacy festival, Telling Tales, returned to Art Waves to tell us about their second annual festival!
Keywords: literacy; children's literature; storytelling
|A Happy Thanksgiving with Michael Happy, Art Waves #2|
Shakespeare and Northrop Frye scholar Michael Happy generously agreed to come down to the Art Waves studio on Thanksgiving, thus creating a truly Happy Thanksgiving for all our listeners. With eloquent enthusiasm, Michael Happy talks about his passions, and brilliantly answers the old question, why is Shakespeare still relevant? Listen to this edition of Art Waves anytime you are in need of an energy boost for your brain.
Keywords: Shakespeare; Northrop Frye; literature; scholarship
|Barbara Ferguson on Vampires, Art Waves #25|
Do not be fooled by the sweet voice emanating from behind those even white teeth--Barbara Ferguson is the perfect guide to the undying love of vampires that never seems to pale in popular culture. We will fang you very much, dear listener, if you will bring your smooth neck a little closer to the radio...
Keywords: vampire literature; popular culture; Dracula; fiction
|Telling Tales, 2009, Art Waves #42|
In 2009 the first Telling Tales Festival was held near Hamilton in Rockton, Ontario. A celebration of children's literature, both oral and written, it featured poet Dennis Lee and storyteller, Celia Lottridge among many others. The organizers of the festival came by to tell us the story of how and why Telling Tales came to be.
Keywords: literacy; children's literature; storytelling; Dennis Lee; Celia Lottridge
|Vampires and Zombies, Oh My! Art Waves #48|
Art Waves gets in the mood for Halloween in this chilling conversation with vampire scholar Barbara Ferguson, and zombie scholar Aaron Allen. Which horror creature will come out on top? Tune in to find out if there was blood on the floor after our horror cage match.
Keywords: vampire literature; popular culture; Dracula; fiction; zombies; undead